Andrea Kelly has been more vocal about the abuse she experienced at the hands of her ex-husband R. Kelly. While she has received support, she is also receiving backlash for speaking about her experience. The 44-year-old vented via her Instagram page and had a few choice words for those who were victim shaming her.
“To the ones that come on my page to spew venom and victim shame, you are by far the biggest supporter of my abuser,” she wrote. “By you shaming me and any other victims you’re helping the abuser accomplish their task of belittling, intimidating, and discounting all the abuse they’ve put the victim through!”
The Hollywood Exes star also shut down claims that she never spoke about her experience as a domestic violence survivor.
“For years I was fearful to come forward with my FULL truth. You trolls pass judgment and say that I never spoke of it before now but clearly you have not been following me or my journey if you look on my Instagram you see where I HAVE POSTED several times about being a survivor of domestic violence. Just because your curiosity wasn’t satisfied DOESN’T MEAN my HORROR WASN’T REAL.”
During an interview on Inside Edition, Kelly detailed how she couldn’t leave the house without permission and had to call him daddy, and when she didn’t he had to be punished.
See her post below.